King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

Survey of the Papers of Senior UK Defence Personnel, 1900-1975

Name
ROYLE, Sir Guy Charles Cecil (1885-1954), Admiral

Service biography
World War I 1914-1918; Gunnery Officer, HMS MARLBOROUGH, battle of Jutland 1916; on staff of Adm Sir Charles Edward Madden, Second in Command, Grand Fleet 1917-1920; Executive Officer, HMS IRON DUKE, flagship Mediterranean Fleet 1920-1922; Assistant to Deputy Director of Naval Ordnance 1923; Naval Attache, British Embassy, Tokyo, Japan 1924-1927; Capt commanding HMS CANTERBURY 1927-1929; HMS EXCELLENT 1930-1932; HMS GLORIOUS 1933-1934; Naval Secretary to First Lord of Admiralty 1934-1937; V Adm commanding aircraft carriers 1937-1939; World War II 1939-1945; Lord Commissioner of Admiralty and Chief of Naval Air Service 1939-1941; First Naval Member, Commonwealth Naval Board 1941-1945; retired 1946

Papers
Family informed the Centre in 1980 that no papers survive No papers have been traced

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